Sharing Shumla’s Mission and Research

Browse our library of presentations on topics related to the rock art of the Lower Pecos. At Shumla, we travel the state, country and the world to share our mission and research at conferences, symposia, and with the general public.

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Alexandria Project

The Alexandria Project

Webinar for Colorado Rock Art Association

Date: May 21, 2018

Presenters: Charles Koenig, Project Archeologist; Amanda Casteneda, Assistant Project Archeologist

A Look Back at the Alexandria Project

Presentation about Shumla’s endeavor to document and preserve the rock art of the Lower Pecos, and their experiences during the project.

Date: October 17, 2020

Presenter: Vicky Roberts

Now What? The Alexandria Project is Just the Beginning

Presentation on Shumla’s plans beyond the project, including the sharing of all the newly accumulated rock art data.

Date: October 17, 2020

Presenters: Audrey Lindsay & Tim Murphy

Hearthstone Project

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Interpretive Analyses

A Painted Landscape Myth and Ritual in Lower Pecos Rock Art

Public lecture at UCLA’s Cotsen Institute of Archeology. Note: presentation begins at min. 11:10

Date: Feb 12, 2019

Presenter: Carolyn Boyd

Chemical Analyses

Chemical Archaeology of Lower Pecos Pictographs

Radiocarbon dating of rock art (pictographs) in southwest Texas. Presented as part of ARARA online lecture series.

Date: July 11, 2020

Presenter: Karen Steelman

Radiocarbon Dating the Red Linear Style within the Guadalupe Mountains & Lower Pecos Canyonlands

Originally presented at the 2018 American Rock Art Research Association Annual Conference in Grand Junction, CO

Date: April 27, 2020

Presenter: Karen Steelman

Portable X ray fluorescence Analyses at the Meyers Spring Pictograph Site

Originally presented at the 2019 American Rock Art Research Association Annual Conference in Flagstaff, AZ

Date: May 14, 2020

Presenter: Karen Steelman

The Basics

Introduction to the Visual Culture of the Lower Pecos Canyonlands

Webinar for Colorado Rock Art Association.
Note: presentation begins at min. 2:09

Date: Nov 2, 2022

Presenters: Carolyn Boyd

El Estilo Lower Pecos de Arte Rupestre

Translation: Layers of Meaning: Border Canyonlands Archeological Project.
Note: sound begins at 7 min.

Date: Feb 18, 2015

Presenter: Carolyn Boyd

Estilo Lower Pecos pt. 2

Date: Feb 18, 2015
Presented in both English and Spanish

Presenter: Carolyn Boyd

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